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Resolution 15-20

RESOLUTION NUMBER 15-20

SUPPORTING A STATE BONDING BILL

WHEREAS, the people of Minnesota need basic infrastructure such as drinking water, sewage treatment, roads, bridges, and

WHEREAS, our state and nation is facing one of the worse economic struggles in its history and one of the best and only tools that the state has to stimulate the economy is a bonding bill that will create jobs and inject much needed funding into our state economy; and

WHEREAS, the Minnesota Legislature failed to pass a bonding bill in the 2019 legislative session, and

WHEREAS, the Legislature failed to pass a bonding bill in the regular 2020 legislative session and two subsequent special sessions, and

WHEREAS, interest rates are at an all-time low, and

BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Mountain Iron, Minnesota urges through this Resolution to its lawmakers to work in a bipartisan way to pass a bonding bill in the special session to be held in September 2020.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be transmitted to Representative Dave Lislegard, Senator David J. Tomassoni Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, Senate Minority Leader Susan Kent, and Governor Tim Walz.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 17th DAY OF AUGUST, 2020.

 

 

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Mayor Gary Skalko

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